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Trump: CNN’s Jim Acosta is ‘Actually a Nice Guy’

President Donald Trump apparently tuned in to CNN whilst on his diplomatic odyssey to Europe — and noticed that the network wasn’t covering his heated spat with White House reporter Jim Acosta.

“I just checked out Fake News CNN, for the first time in a long time (they are dying in the ratings), to see if they covered my takedown yesterday of Jim Acosta (actually a nice guy). They didn’t!” Trump tweeted from Scotland, where he played golf Saturday morning.

The claim is absurd, because of course CNN covered his berating their chief White House correspondent.

Trump then took aim at Jeff Zucker, president of CNN, dubbing him (0 points for originality here) “Little Jeff Z”:

This is your Saturday morning reminder that we will never escape 2016.

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